Potential Implications of Sea-Level Rise for Poland

  title={Potential Implications of Sea-Level Rise for Poland},
  author={Z. Pruszak and E. Zawadzka},
  • Z. Pruszak, E. Zawadzka
  • Published 2008
  • Geography
  • Abstract Poland's approximate 500-km coastline predominantly comprises sandy, low-lying beaches and populated coastal lowlands. They are exposed to a range of threats from recently observed intensified climate changes and anticipated accelerated sea-level rise. Sediment starvation is already indicated by the growing necessity for dune and cliff protection that has been exacerbated by sea-level rise. The current study is both a summary and extension of existing Polish studies, and analyses… CONTINUE READING
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